March 31, 2020

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Telangana looks forward boosting EV infrastructure by 2021

Telangana looks forward boosting EV

Telangana looks forward boosting EV

infrastructure by 2021

To promote electric vehicles adoption Telangana government made an announcement that it is collaborating with Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL) to set up 138 charging stations across the state. Here is why and how Telangana looks forward boosting EV infrastructure by 2021. 

Telangana looks forward boosting EV

The project will be a part of the second phase of the central government’s ambitious Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles (FAME II) scheme. It also in line with the state government’s EV policy which aims to attract the investment worth $3Bn and create employment for fifty thousand people by 2022 through EVs in shared mobility, charging infrastructure development and EV manufacturing activities.

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The Telangana government has partnered with the Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited ( REIL) which is working with the Department of Heavy Industries (DHI) to install EV charging infrastructure all over the country.

Apart from REIL, the other state-owned departments like DHI, Energy Efficiency Services (EESL), National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC), and PowerGrid got an approval to install more than 2.7 thousand EV charging stations across 90 cities in India. The REIL has been already installed more than 200 EV charging stations in Delhi, Jaipur and Chandigarh.

Telangana is providing a clear roadmap for developing the charging infrastructure in the state and is also providing incentives related to various components of ownership cost of electric vehicles.

The three electric vehicle battery (Li-ion) manufacturers will set up plants in Telangana soon as part of the NITI Aayog’s EV push. A 10 gigawatt combined capacity is expected to build with an investment of 1500 crore in the first phase.

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1 Comment

  1. AutoCurious

    Ma’am, why NTPC have got the contracts? What is the need of establishing an EV charging station powered by the electricity generated by burning coal.

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